The Complete Guide to Relieving Cancer Pain and Suffering

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Authors: Richard B. Patt M.D., Susan S. Lang
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Genre: Medicine > Oncology
Pages: 465
Language: english
Year: 2004
ISBN 10: 0195312023
ISBN 13: 9780195312027
Series: Unknown
Edition: Rev Exp
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Synopsis

The author cites classic reasons why chronic pain may be undertreated by medical providers. These reasons include: - inadequate training of medical staff - concerns and unfounded fears about addiction - some providers believe that pain should be severe before a treatment...